Police identify man killed Sunday afternoon

Police have identified the man shot and killed Sunday afternoon as 24-year-old Onyekachi Emmanuel Osuchukwu, III, of California.

Police began investigating the shooting death of a male, later identified as Osuchukwu, over the weekend after responding to a call for an unconscious person. Osuchukwu was found without signs of life in the 2900 block of 2nd Street, SE.





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